Radical Self Reliance: Chunky knitwear

February 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm
vogue knitting 2005 shopping tunic wenlan chia cover

Yeah so there’s no way I can knit the stuff I posted yesterday.  However the big chunkiness reminded me of one of my favourite designers of knitting patterns, Wenlan Chia.  Perfect for a winter rave on top of a ski hill.  I’ve made a couple of her pieces and they turned out well.  Eventually I’ll actually get my act together and photograph all my stuff.  I’m just camera shy.  I wish I could afford her […]

Radical Self Reliance: Scarf refashion from Masustak Eguzkitan

January 22, 2013 at 9:55 pm
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Eventually i’ll get around to posting some of my own DIYs, but for now I’m relying on the generosity of others. If you haven’t figured out already, i’m obsessed with crazy collars, cowls, and neck things, the weirder the better.  I attribute this to 1) my techno-snob aesthetic and 2) growing up in Canada.  In an upcoming post i’ll spell out the hallmarks of the techno-snob style a bit more for the non-southern Ontario ravers. […]